logologo-optometry

A concise description of the anatomy and physiology of the eye

Catalogue Number: 266
A concise description of the anatomy and physiology of the eye
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Ludovic Moritz HIRSCHFELD
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1891
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Philadelphia
Publisher/Manufacturer: HA Daniels
Description Of Item: Printed paper wrapper, 281 x 199 mm, 16 pages of text and 6 loose coloured plates, The 6 plates were drawn and coloured from nature by JB Leveille of Paris and chromolithographed by the J Ottmann Litho Company of New York
Historical Significance: Hirschfeld (1816- 76) was professor of anatomy at Warsaw. This book was priced at $US225 in 2007 on Jeff Weber Rare Books
How Acquired: Donated by CWV optometrists Launceston, formerly the practice of Eric Padman
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Very good and complete
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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